2019 World Surf League: Margaret River Pro Betting Tips

May 29th 2019, 1:20pm, By: CrossRoads

With the Bali Pro just finishing only days ago, we are back in Australia for the Margaret River Pro held in Margaret River Western Australia from May 29th-June 9th.

WSL Margaret River Pro Betting Tips

The most recent contest in Bali, Indonesia went the full distance with the WSL organizes finally getting enough swell to finish the competition within the required time frame. Kanoa Igarashi took out his maiden WSL event after defeating Jeremy Flores in a surprising final. Igarashi has surfed well this year and is now ranked second behind Hawaiian John John Florence. The Huntington Beach native has now reached the round of 16 twice this year in Australia and now has taken out the Corona Bali Pro. Igarashi has now proved he is ready to compete with the veterans and now should be aiming as high for a world title.

The 2017 Pipe Masters winner Jeremy Flores found some much needed success reaching the final in Bali. Flores has always shown a lot of emotion in the ocean and he has pushed hard early show that he’s still got some flare. Flores made the third round in the Gold Coast and the fourth round at Bells and after a successful Bali contest he is right up there in the rankings and you may just see him reach the finals in Margaret River.

Since the Margaret River contest began in 2014 Jordy Smith has made the quarter finals three out of the last five years. Smith has started like a house on fire early in the 2019 season, with two semi final appearances at the Gold Coast event and Bells Beach. If only Bali was successful you may well have seen him ranked inside the top three but he couldn’t seem to find the right waves in small conditions at Keramas.

John John Florence put on the most crazy performance at Margaret River in 2017 when he won the event, and now he’s back again to do it all over again. Just like Jordy Smith, Florence has been consistent at this event since 2014 with two final appearances and a win in convincing fashion over Kolohe Andino in 2017. Florence still leads the standings after he failed to make the finals at Keramas.

Last year’s Interrupted Margaret River saw young Brazilian Willian Cardoso Knock out Filipe Toledo in the quarters and then went on to defeat Julian Wilson in the Final. Cardoso is in the middle of the rankings at the moment and has started this year promising.

The best ranked Australian in WSL standings  is Wade Carmichael who is in tenth position. Carmichael has only competed in one Margaret River contest and that was last year when he failed to get passed round two. The 2019 Margaret River Pro should be different for Carmichael, who so far has put together some good early performances on tour.

I’m predicting we may see some solid performances from Medina, Florence and Ferreira at Margs after they all took surprise exits in Bali.

 

TIPS

Horse Racing Tips: Monday, September 16th

It's a new week of horse racing and there's more winners to be found! Check out Luke Krahe's best bets for Monday's racing at Bairnsdale, Muswellbrook and Corowa here! read more

Sha Tin Racing Tips: Sunday, September 15th

We're back at Sha Tin on Sunday afternoon for another 10-race card in Hong Kong! Check out our race-by-race preview and betting tips here! read more

Horse Racing Tips: Sunday, September 15th

After a terrific day of Group 1 racing yesterday, we conclude the weekend with meetings at Geelong and the Sunshine Coast this afternoon! Find Luke Krahe's preview and best bets for each track here. read more

2019 FIBA World Cup Final: Argentina vs Spain Betting Tips

The 2019 FIBA World Cup Gold Medal match is on this Sunday night from 10pm AEST with Spain taking on Argentina. Preview and betting tips for the match right here! read more

ARTICLES

Understanding Betfair Staking Plans

In the third instalment of our Betfair instructional series, we take a look at understanding staking plans and how they can be used to stay in control of your bank roll read more


Understanding the Betfair Markets

In our next strategy guide for the Betfair platform, we take a look at understanding how the Betfair markets work and what different types of backs and lays you can place with Betfair! read more


Understanding Back and Lay Betting on Betfair

Unlike your ‘normal’ betting agency where it’s you versus the Bookmaker, Betfair is a peer-to-peer wagering platform. Betfair allow you to both ‘back’ and ‘lay’ bets, which gives you complete control and a totally unique betting experience. View how full guide to backing and laying here read more


Major Harness Races in Australasia

There are approximately 90 Group 1 level harness races in Australia and New Zealand each year; we've highlighted some of most high profile races on the annual racing calendar here. read more


BLOGS

2019 Brownlow Medal Predictions & Leaderboard

2019 Brownlow Medal predictions and vote tracker. Our AFL experts offer round-by-round Brownlow votes including a rolling Brownlow leaderboard and tracking for the 2019 AFL season. read more


2019 AFL Q/E Finals Odds

The 2019 AFL Finals kick off this weekend with a fantastic slate of four big games! We have all of the odds for the qualifying and elimination finals courtesy of BetEasy here read more


2019 AFL Brownlow Medal Votes Round 23

The 2019 AFL season has come to an end and so to have our 2019 Brownlow vote predictions! The votes are locked away and after 23 rounds of action, the 2019 Brownlow Medal winner has been decided. Check out who we have votes to in the final round and links to our overall 2019 Brownlow leaderboard! read more


Betfair Launches Hong Kong Racing Markets

Betfair Australia has announced they will offer markets for every race in Hong Kong starting September 1st! read more


BetEasy